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Paper Piecing "Swell" by Alison Glass

Just recently finished "Swell" by Alison Glass!  As a Grunge lover, I used 34 different Grunge fabrics to recreate her quilt.  It was a bit challenging to keep track of what colour went where, but I saved all of my cutting and colour placement charts to help anyone else at the store who wants to take a go of it.

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Zippered Pillow Back Flap

You don't have to be afraid of zippers anymore!  This is the easiest way to make a zippered pillow back to finish off any pillow that you make for your house or as a gift for a friend.   Click here for the PDF tutorial

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Zig Zag Pillow

Just finished a virtual class with Thimbles & things on making this Zig Zag Pillow - Pick your favourite colours and make this pillow top to brighten your house up this fall. Click here for the PDF file.  

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Adding Borders to Your Quilt Top

Borders that do not lay flat may cause tucks, pleats or fullness when quilted. If your borders are too SMALL for the center of the quilt, the center of the top may be loose and have to be eased in. If your borders are too LONG for your quilt center, they will ripple. 1 - Make sure your corners are square prior to adding your borders. ​2 - Lay your quilt top on a flat surface and measure through the quilt CENTER ONLY. 3 - Cut two identical strips for your borders4 - Pin the middle of the border strip to the middle of the quilt top, pin the ends, then pin the remaining areas.5 - Always attach the quilt to the border, not the...

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